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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Minutes of the Perquimans Precinct Court
North Carolina. Precinct Court (Perquimans Precinct)
January 09, 1699 - January 10, 1699
Volume 01, Pages 520-522

[Records of Perquimans Precinct Court.]

January 1699.

At a Court Holden At the Hous of Mr James Oates The Secont Monday Janeuary 1698-9 for The prcinct of Piquemons

Present Mr Calleb Calleway Cat Ralph ffletcher Mr John Whed Mr Samuel Nicholson

Mr Daniel Akehurst vars Stephen Manwaren

In Plea of debt ye sd Manwaring by his Aturney Collom fflyn Confesed Judgment ordered that Stephen Manwaren pay to Daniel Akehurst

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eigh pound one Shilling And one penney In poork With Cost Ales Exce.

The Hon Thomas Harvey vars William Barrow Executor of John Bently desesed

In a plea of ye Case ye Corte referd It to ye Jure ye Jure on thare Oath Say they find for ye plaintef fower pound fifteen Shilling In poork ordered that William Barrow pay to ye Hol Thomas Harvey fower pound fiften Shillings In poork With Cost

Upon a peticon of Mager Samuel Swann Shewen that Beniamen Gidden Is Indebted to him two pound eigh Shillings and eigh pence Halfe penney and he haven obtained an atachment against ye Estate of ye sd Gidden and noe Repleve apeares and two Hoggs and a parsel of corn being atached at his Sute ordered that ye Marshal deliver ye two Hoggs and Soe Much Sheld Corn At twenty pence per bushel as Will pay ye sd debt With Cost and trobel of Shellen and to deliver ye Same At Burroses Landen

Mr James Long Proved A Letter of Atturney of James Hogg ffirneful Green Thomas Piears and each of them theire Wifes by Thomas Long and William Keeter

Mr James Long Aturney to James Hogg and ffirneful Green and Thomas Piears and each of theire Wife acknowledg A deed of Sale for A tracte of Land In yoapim up ye Indien Creck to William Long

Capt Henderson Walker Excetor to Alexsan Lillington vars James Oats

In a plea of debt ye sd Oats confesed Judgment ordered that James Oats pay to Henderson Walker thirty two Shillings and fower pence halfe penney In poork With Cost Ales Exce

Mager Samuel Swann vars Richard Bachelder

In a plea of debt ye sd Bachelder Confesed Judgment ordered that Richard Bachelder pay to Mager Samuel Swann two Hundred and fifty pounds of poork With Cost Ales Excec

The Court Is AJoyrnd till to Morro Morning Nine of ye Clock The Court Meet

Upon A petic̄on of James Oats Shewen That Beniamen Gidden Is Indebted to him ffive pound Seventen Shillings And three pence And he Haven obtained An Atachm Against ye Estate of ye Said Gidden And No Repleve Apears And three Sheep one two yeare ould Hefer on gun And A pasel of Wodden Lumber Atached At his Sute ordered that ye Shrife Apraise ye Estate According to Law And pay to James Oats

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five pound Seventene Shilling And three pence With Cost And ye overplush If any be to Return to ye Said Gidden John Stepney And Peter Jones being opinted Apraisers

Jonathan Taylor And William Taylor Orfens Being Left destresed ordered that they be Bound to William Long And Sarah His Wife Till they Come of Age

Thomas Tailer Orfen Being Left destresed ordered that He be bound to John Lawrence And Hannah his Wife till he Comes of age

Mare Tayler Orfen being Left destresed ordered that Shee be bound to Mr Caleb Calleway And Elisabeth his Wife till Shee Comes of Age

Thomas Hallom Orfen being Left destresed ordered that he be bound to ffrancis ffoster And Hannah his Wife till he Comes of Age

Upon A petic̄on of James ffewox Shewen that Was two dayes Comen to Court And on day Atenden two dayes going Home being Sepened by George deare ordered that George Dear pay to James ffewox Nine Shillings And two pennce With Cost

Thomas Norcom vars Georg Mathes

In A plea of debt ye Sd Mathes Not Apearen ordered yt ye Marshall Bring ye Sd Mathes to ye Next Cort

Christopher Butler vars James FFisher

In a plea of defamac̄on thar being a folt in ye declaration ordered that he be Nonsuted & pay Cost


N. Carolina—ss
At A Councel Holden ye first day of December Anno D 1698

Ord That upon Any Action or Sute brought Before Any Court In this Govermt Wharein the Plaintife Shall be Nonsute or verdt be found for the defendt In Such Case ye Plaintif Shall Pay to ye defendt five Shills over And Above his Cost And shall be berred All further Sute In That Case till ye Said Sum be Satisfied.

Ver Cop
W. Glover Cl Cour